Installations

Powin to supply a 6.5 MW battery for SDG&E

The energy storage provider has inked a deal to provide a 6.5 MW / 26 MWh battery in Escondido, after installing a smaller system for SCE earlier this year.

Sunnova follows Tesla, Sunrun into Hawaiian solar+storage market

The company’s partnership with Sunetric will allow customers to lease solar+storage systems as a package, which will allow them to participate in the islands state’s “self-supply” program.

Washington D.C. launches new low-income solar & job training program

GRID Alternatives will run the first year of the program, training D.C. residents in solar installation while installing PV systems.

One step closer: Nevada Assembly moves net-metering bill forward

After two brutal years of wrangling over what net-metering would look like, the Battle Born state is one step closer to seeing the practice (nearly) restored.

GameChange Solar Ranking Rises for Racking, Tracking

GameChange Solar announced that it reached an approximate 20% U.S. marketshare for fixed-tilt ground mount racking in 2016, a 5% marketshare for flat roof commercial racking, and the ranks of Top 10 among single-axis trackers vendors.

Origis breaks ground on Mississippi’s second big solar project

The 52 MW-AC Sumrall 2 project follows another 52 MW-AC project in the same small town that went online last December.

Coal-fueled Michigan utility plans 6 GW of renewable energy by 2050

The Detroit-area utility has pledged to add 6 GW of renewable energy to its portfolio by 2050 as part of an effort to reduce its carbon emissions by more than 80%.

TEP to buy solar power at under 3 cents per kWh

The Arizona utility has signed a 20-year contract to buy electricity from a 100 MW plant at this new record low price.

Third-party solar scores big court victory in Arizona (full decision embedded)

The state’s appeals court rejected the tax department’s contention that it should be able to treat third-party installed solar arrays as utilities for tax purposes.

PG&E to build 8 solar farms totaling 53 MW for Solar Choice

The California utility is working with seven developers to build the plants throughout its service area to fuel its pooled-resource solar program.

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